The work-life quiz

June 2005
Lawyer;6/13/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 23, p55
Trade Publication
The article presents an interview with Simon John, senior partner and co-founder of the law firm Kester Cunningham John. In reply to a question, John describes teamwork as the best thing about his work as a lawyer. John informed that if he had not been a lawyer, he would have chosen social service as his profession.


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